Naturally if they could they would replace them now. But wandering how long they can keep them flying they must be approaching 30 years now. Surely at some point they have to stop flying them?
Any fleet renewal programmes?
|Quoting Curious (Reply 2):|
At some point the current ones have to stop right or are they as good as long as they are maintained well?
|Quoting YAK42 (Reply 5):|
Most of the 747 fleet has however already been grounded because they are just too high time.
|Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 5):|
No, they have been grounded because of no parts avaliable. Their parts have been used to keep the remaining IranAir B-747-100/-200s, and one B-747SP flying.